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PBS
Jan 11, 2013 6:30pm PST
the results and pre- view a wave of big bank earnings coming out next week. >> tom: and boeing's 787 dreamliner undergoes a comprehensive safety review by federal regulators af(oqr severl problems surfaced this week. that and more tonight on "n.b.r." >> tom: if you are sneezing andç feverish tonight, you're not alone. the flu has officially reached epidemic proportions in the united states. the centers for disease control and prevention say more than 7% of deaths last week were caused by pneumonia and the flu. it's expected to be the worst flu season in a decade. but it's not just a public health issue, there's the potential for a real economic impact, costing employers billions of dollars. erika miller reports. >> reporter: hospitals like montefiore medical center in the bronx are reporting big spikes in flu cases. here, as many as 40% of people seeking emergency care have flu symptoms. >> in our pediatric emergency room, we are seeing in the range of 200 patients a day. and at that point, it's difficult to manage with all the staff that we have and the rooms that we have. >> repor
PBS
Jan 11, 2013 7:00pm PST
be determined. two banks have paid fines. >> tom: boeing's dreamliner jet remains in service tonight even as federal regulators have opened a top to bottom review of the plane. the federal aviation administration announced the safety review after at least four separate incidents with the new planes this week, problems that have shaken the confidence of some shareholders. >> reporter: this is the most recent problem for boeing's newest and most complex aircraft, a cracked windshield on a 787 in japan today. but it was problems earlier this week like an auxiliary battery fire on board an empty 787 in boston that got the attention of safety regulators. >> this review will cover the critical systems of the aircraft including the design, manufacturing and assembly. >> reporter: the action comes 15 months after the dreamliner was cleared for take-off by regulators and came into service. the plane had been eagerly anticipated by the airline industry. it uses lightweight carbon composite material more than other passenger planes. it also relies more on electrical systems instead of m
PBS
Jan 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
boeing shares. we'll have more on that in tonight's "market focus." the dow fell 55 points, the nasdaq lost seven, the s&p was down nearly five points. happening with the new government being there. europe -- in fact, i think it is a surprise for many because it is muddling through, and it will probably continue to muddle through for a while. but it has been muddling through okay. one of the indicators that always use is italy interest rates, and the 10-year bond rates. the beginning of last year, almost 7%. end of last year, 4 and change. and the u.s. -- we have seen some growth in the u.s. last year, and we believe we have, if we avoid to hit the fiscal ceiling, the debt ceiling -- if we avoid that, we have it in our hands, and we can generate positive growth. we are seeing some good indications in the markets that have pretty much the debt here in the u.s. the building and construction market. for four years it has been dead. now suddenly we see it is coming back to life. this will only be coming back to life if we send strong comfortable messages and not have a discussion ab
WETA
Jan 9, 2013 6:30pm EST
: boeing. the company was out defending its marquee plane, the dreamliner 787, after three issues in as many days this week. shares rebounded 3.6%. volume doubled. today the chief engineer for the program expressed confidence the 787 is safe. the other big winner in the sector was industrial equipment maker danaher. shares are at an all-time high after the firm raised its financial forecast for the fourth quarter. among the health care stocks rallying was medical device maker stryker. it makes replacement knees and hips. were encouraging after a recent slowdown blamed on weakness in europe. shares moved up to a new 52 week high. u.s. sales had been underpe pressure as well from insurance companies becoming more conservative in paying for elective replacement surgeries. the fight for clear-wire is on. clear-wire is a wireless broadband technology company. sprint owns half of the company and has offered to buy the rest, but dish network topped sprint's offer, as dish continues moving toward offering its own nationwide mobile phone service. the dish offer would give clearwire shareholders
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